Maharashtra State Skill Development Training

Under the leadership of Hon. Prime Minister of India, Skill Development has been spelt out as the need of the hour and for this purpose the target of creating 500 million skilled people by 2022 has been set.

In line with the Hon. Prime Minister's vision, Government of Maharashtra also has prioritized the Skill Development mission and set a vision of equipping 45 million persons with employable skills by the year 2022.

To achieve this Skill Development Mission in the state of Maharashtra, Maharashtra State Skill Development Society has been registered on 15th February 2011 under the Societies Registration Act 1860. The Society is established under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary and is the Single Nodal Agency for planning, coordination, execution & monitoring of Skill Development Initiative of Government of Maharashtra. The society is functioning under the Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Government of Maharashtra.

All the Skill Development schemes of various departments of Government of Maharashtra will be integrated and implemented through the active coordination under the single umbrella of this society.

The key functions of the Society are as follows:

  1. Prepare Maharashtra State Skill Gap Assessment Report & Skill Development Action Plan.
  2. Support State Departments & District Skill Development Committees in formulation and implementation of Annual Skill Development Plan.
  3. Empanel & ensure suitable accreditation & gradation of the public & private skill training providers and conduct concurrent assessment of training providers to ensure quality of training.
  4. Support and provide assistance to Directorate of Employment & Self-Employment in establishing a dynamic Labour Market Information System & launching of the stakeholder's web portal.
  5. Implementation of innovative skill development programs.
  6. Support counseling activities, awareness & guidance programs for the workforce in unorganized sector.
  7. Arrange workshops and brainstorming session for the key stakeholders.
  8. Enter into partnership with national & international agencies working in the field of skill development.
  9. Organize study tours for understanding of the best set of national and international practices and experiments in the field of skill development.
  10. Encourage active participation of the public sector undertakings, private sector and civil society through feasible and productive partnerships.
  11. Appoint a "Maharashtra Skill Mission Ambassador" for the representation of the Skill Development Initiative.
  12. Support all initiatives with the objective of motivating the youth towards vocational stream of education from pre-SSC level onwards.
  13. Take all appropriate initiatives and actions in line with the state skill development mission.

Training Sectors:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Automotive Repair
  3. Banking and Accounting
  4. Business and Commerce
  5. Beauty & Wellness
  6. Construction
  7. Courier and Logistic
  8. Electrical
  9. Electronics
  10. Fabrication
  11. Printing
  12. Production & Manufacturing
  13. Refrigeration & Air Conditioner
  14. Renewable Energy
  15. Fashion Designing
  16. Garment Making
  17. Gems and Jeweler
  18. Hospitality
  19. Industrial Electrical
  20. Information Technology
  21. Leather and Sports Goods
  22. Media
  23. Medical and Nursing
  24. Security
  25. Telecom
  26. Travel and Tourism
  27. Textiles

Flow of MSSDS :

  1. Registration for Skilling
  2. Assessment & Counseling
  3. Skilling
  4. Certification
  5. Assistance for Employment/ Self-Employment
  6. Post - Employment / Self - Employment Counseling & Re-Skilling

Why Should a Professional get empanelled with MSSDS? :

  1. To become part of the State Professional Pool of Skill Development Mission.
  2. To be engaged by MSSDS and other empanelled agencies to provide paid professional services as per the prescribed norms of MSSDS.
  3. To offer own services (Counseling, Training etc.) through the MSSDS portal.
  4. To have access to the pool of various empanelled agencies and enhance his/her income opportunities.
  5. To have pride of contributing to the economic growth of the country through Skill India Initiative of Honorable Prime Minister.